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1906

  • Work on this object began.

1907

  • Work on this object ended.

1985

  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall - Sample (USA), 1906–07

This is a Sidewall - sample. It was made by Hobbs, Benton & Heath. It is dated 1906–07 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is machine printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This landscape paper has been overprinted with a mesh of fine black lines in a diamond trellis pattern which softens and blurs the printed image. Papers given this effect are referred to as tapestry papers and became popular shortly after 1900 and remained fashionable into the 1920s. The driving force behind these patterns was probably the Colonial Revival movement.

It is credited Gift of Dorwin L. Starr.

Its dimensions are

67 x 48 cm (26 3/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall - Sample (USA), 1906–07; Made by Hobbs, Benton & Heath ; machine printed on paper; 67 x 48 cm (26 3/8 x 18 7/8 in.); Gift of Dorwin L. Starr; 1985-19-151

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